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Travel: Fish la Boissonnerie (Paris, 7e)

On an odd occasion, I was in town before a meeting and had the opportunity to eat out. I stopped by Fish, highly popularized for their daily fixed prix and reliable food and wine. The daily set lunch is 26.50Euros for 3 courses. It is a pretty good deal and just enough food. The menu is not available in English, but the staff speaks English pretty well. I ordered the seasonable tomatos with riccotta for starters and a pan-fried pollack for the mains. I skipped dessert in favor of a glass of white wine. The relatively warm weather called for a glass (but I highly regretted because post-lunch was a nightmare to stay awake). The starter fared so much better than the mains. Tomatos were sweet and tart and simply delicious. A bit of salt and pepper made the dish all the better. The fish though, was too underseasoned and foolish me, I ordered a white fish knowing that I prefer much heavier fishes like salmon and cod. So, it was overall very underwhelming. Oh well. The glass of Pouilly Fume made up for it. It was well chilled and it had a light, fruity taste which was easy to drink. Reservations are a must. Full house even at lunch.


69 rue de Seine, 75006 Paris, France tel: 01 43 54 34 69

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